Melbourne’s Harris lands big contracts totaling $1.5 billion provide ‘geospatial’ data for agency

Harris Technology Center in Palm Bay, Florida

Harris Technology Center in Palm Bay, Florida (Credit: Harris Corp.)

Harris Corp. on Tuesday announced its award of three contracts, totaling $1.5 billion, to provide the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency with what’s called “geospatial data services” for up to 10 years.

Geospatial data is refers to the observation of the ground surface with its geographical information such as latitude and longitude. Geospatial information generally is used for creating Geographic Information System, or GIS.

Harris, headquartered in Melbourne, will create, manage and disseminate high-quality geospatial-intelligence information for the U.S. intelligence community and military worldwide.

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